1 Bligh Street named best Australasian tall building
Australia’s first ‘green skyscraper’, 1 Bligh Street, named the best tall building in Australasia by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Open House Melbourne launches with record 100 locations
Open House announces record 100 locations for its 2012 mission to bring architecture to the pubic.
‘Like music piracy’: 2002 Parramatta Rd Plan claimed to have been plagiarised
Members of the SydneyCENTRAL design consortium claim their 2002 plan for Sydney’s Parramatta Road Corridor has been plagiarised by the newly released Urban Taskforce plan.
2012 Queen’s Birthday architecture honours list
Distinguished architecture professionals awarded in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday honours.
RIP Peter Beaven, iconic NZ architect
NZ architect Peter Beaven has died, aged 86.
Health infrastructure building tops 2012 NT Architecture Awards
Innovative health facility building scoops the pool at NT Architecture Awards.
Marra + Yeh Architects commended in AR House awards
Sydney-based Marra + Yeh Architects has received a commendation in the AR House awards in London, a first for a Sydney architecture firm.
St Gregory’s Hall takes out top ACT architecture prize
St Gregory’s Hall by Collins Caddaye Architects wins top prize at AIA 2012 ACT Architecture Awards in Canberra.
AAMI Park Stadium crowned “World’s Most Iconic Stadium”
AAMI Park Stadium wins “World’s Most Iconic Stadium” Award at the Stadium World Congress 2012.
Integrated Design Commission funding scrapped
The South Australian Government axes funding for the Integrated Design Commission and Thinkers In Residence program.
Dunn & Hillam wins major contract in West MacDonnell National Park
Sydney-based firm Dunn & Hillam Architects wins major design and masterplanning contract in the Northern Territory’s West MacDonnell National Park.
Shelley Penn appointed as AIA National President
Melbourne-based architect Shelley Penn is inaugurated as the 73rd National President of the Australian Institute of Architects.
Auckland Art Gallery wins NZ Architecture Medal
The Auckland Art Gallery, designed by FJMT and Archimedia, is presented with the New Zealand Institute of Architects’ 2012 Architecture Medal.